Understanding Nil Rate Band Discretionary Trusts

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When writing your Will, your clients may be looking to include a Trust for certain portions of their estate, such as cash gifts or property. Alternatively, they may be acting as an Executor or Trustee for a Will that includes a Trust. Kings Court Trust’s blog specifically covers Nil Rate Band Discretionary Trusts. To help you […]

Upcoming events with CTT Group

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Estate Planning Foundation Course 14th March 2023 Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/estate-planning-foundation-course-tickets-458371771307 The course will be consolidated across 5 sessions, running from 9:30am to 1:00pm. This course introduces Will Writing and discusses in detail the use of Will-based Trusts. It outlines the use of Discretionary Trusts, Pilot Trusts and Asset Protection Trusts. It provides all the essential […]

Does a will speak from death or from date of execution?

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When drafting a will, there are many factors for both client and will writer to contemplate. However, there’s one particularly significant question to consider in order to avoid costly challenges: Are descriptions in a will construed as to their meaning at the time the will was written, or at the date of the testator’s death? […]

Only 48% of estate planning professionals received a low-risk exposure score 

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Our Risk Exposure Quiz has produced some interesting results so far. The market is changing, contentious probate claims and cyber-attacks are on the rise. So, amid the challenges, we decided to run a short quiz that quickly calculates your businesses exposure to risks in the following areas: Precedents Processes Data and Records Staff Digital Solutions […]